Maggie Gyllenhaal obtained the USC Libraries’ Scripter Award on Saturday for her adaptation of Netflix’s The Lost Daughter, per the unconventional of the same title by Elena Ferrante, making Gyllenhaal a frontrunner to elevate home the Oscar for Handiest Adapted Screenplay.
Since 2011, the Scripters have confirmed a unprecedented bellwether for the Academy Awards in the class, syncing up eight years in a row. They’ve diverged in each of the previous three awards cycles, nevertheless, although Gyllenhaal is unquestionably hoping to commence a brand fresh dart.
Danny Solid obtained the TV award for the episode “The Folks vs. Purdue Pharma” from Hulu’s Dopesick, per Bety Macy’s nonfiction e book Dopesick: Sellers, Docs, and the Drug Firm that Addicted The US. Accepting the award, Solid famous that bringing the anecdote of the OxyContin epidemic to the display cloak cloak modified into as soon as no straightforward job. “Nobody desired to design the direct,” he said. “We bought passed on by all people nonetheless Hulu.”
The awards honor the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt their tales.
In the evening’s other award presentation, Barry Jenkins, a TV nominee for Amazon’s The Underground Railroad, got the USC Libraries Literary Achievement Award for his contributions to cinematic storytelling, including his work adapting the 2017 Scripter winner Moonlight and the 2019 finalist If Beale Avenue Could well perhaps also Discuss.